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fight the good fight

To act in a way that is virtuous or honorable. They've been fighting the good fight for positive change in the company's sexist culture.
See also: fight, good

fight the good fight

to fight a noble and well-intentioned battle. He fought the good fight and left the meeting with a clear conscience.
See also: fight, good

fight the good fight

do your best always to live up to the tenets of your religion, especially Christianity.
The expression originated in the Bible: ‘Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life’ (1 Timothy 6:12).
See also: fight, good
References in classic literature ?
I fought the good fight, and went on studying and writing, and was very busy.
While the horrid clamor was still ringing in our ears we heard an exulting strain, as if a thousand instruments of music, with height and depth and sweetness in their tones, at once tender and triumphant, were struck in unison, to greet the approach of some illustrious hero, who had fought the good fight and won a glorious victory, and was come to lay aside his battered arms forever.
'Indeed, Espenilla fought the good fight and finished the race in completing his vision to the banking industry.'
Bankers Association of the Philippines president Nestor Tan said Espenilla fought the good fight and finished the race as the BSP governor.
"You fought the good fight, you finished the race, you kept the faith and paid the ultimate price for your country.
So the judicial review ended in the same fashion as other similar reviews - in disappointment for dedicated protesters who fought the good fight and lost.
He posted: "When due to the snuffing out of their human rights, the first of countless thousands of Ireland's unborn children are killed in Irish clinics or hospitals, all those that voted No can at least know you fought the good fight to try to save those little ones."
Elsie Boyd fought the good fight for us in so many ways, as she did throughout her long life.
Rhezie Aragon fought the good fight, but in the end, fell to Mariska Halinda of Indonesia, 4-9, in the gold medal match of the women's 53kg division in taekwondo in the 2017 Southeast Asian Games Monday at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre Hall 1.
Dem Colin Van Ostern, who fought the good fight in his loss to GOPer Chris Sununu in the guv race, apparently doesn't take to losing very well.
"If we hadn't fought the good fight they'd be in by now - though their financial climate has obviously helped us."
He fought the good fight and has finished the race and most importantly has kept the faith."
You have fought the good fight, you have kept the faith, you have finished the race.
"She fought the good fight of Faith and is at home with her Heavenly Father".